HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on September 17, 2019 for the 2020 season.
Asad is an attack-minded midfielder who re-joins D.C. United after taking half of 2019 off. Asad can play on the wing or centrally and his workrate is something to praise.
OUTSIDE MLS: After returning to Argentina, Asad featured once as a 70th-minute substitute in a 4-0 victory against Club Atlético Lanús on April 6, 2019. Asad is a product of the youth academy for Vélez Sarsfield and signed his first professional contract on July 1, 2012. He made his professional debut for the club as a substitute on April 14, 2013 against CA Colón in the Torneo Final and scored his first goal on Feb. 22, 2015 in a 2-1 win against Crucero. In total, Asad has scored five goals and recorded four assists in 56 appearances for the Argentine club.